The Connect Center for Youth and Claim to Fame Entertainment have partnered to create a free, after-school esports program for students interested in the video gaming industry.
Come join us after school at the Connect Center for our Art & Financial Literacy workshop, taught by James Mitchell of Young Futures. Students will create artwork while learning valuable financial literacy skills.
Students will learn how to design and create 3D printed objects from scratch. This program is open to middle and high school students.
Students will build LEGO robots, and use them to complete a series of STEM puzzles. Open to all students between 10 and 16 years old.
Join multitalented, fun Teaching Artists Ayah Osman and Stephanie Ward from Children at the Well Storytelling for a special 3-part workshop to learn some basics of storytelling and begin to find or create the story that speaks to you!
Join our Baking Basics Program, led by Renel Turner of Nelly's Treats.
Led by Mike Larry Draw, students will learn how to write and record music.
Students will practice their eSports skills and learn about how they can turn a love for video games into a career.
Students will gain financial literacy skills while exploring various art projects.
Students will explore various art mediums while learning the entrepreneurial skills that could help them create a business.
Students will learn learn how to create music and make set it to music videos.
Students will participate in various acting exercises and performances.
Students will learn to crochet beginner patterns.
Join us for our Beats music camp, led by Jae BPM! Students will be introduced to digital music software and the basics of DJing with turntables. They will get to develop and perform their own songs, from learning to count beats to using music software to edit their work. Click for more details.
Join us for Taco Camp, taught by Ben Williams! Students will learn the basics of cooking, from proper kitchen safety to a variety of authentic taco recipes. Students will learn how to make tortillas, salsa, and more to share with their families. Click for more information.
Join us for Lego Camp, taught by Everest Nelson-Holder and Jonah Hymes from Shaker Robotics. Students will receive fun, interactive lessons on basic engineering principles using Lego Mindstorm equipment. Click for more information.
Join us for Art & Financial Literacy with Young Futures! Students will work on creating candles, paintings, and more, while also learning basic personal finance concepts. They will learn about topics like budgeting, saving, and interest while being encouraged to explore these subjects through art. Click for more information.
Join us for Mural Painting with Albany Center Gallery and Paint Cohoes! In this camp, students will learn about mural creation and how to work on large-scale art pieces. Click for more information.
Join us for our Baking Basics camp, led by Renel Turner from Nellie's Treats! Students will learn to make baked goods from scratch, including cookies, cupcakes, and more! Click for More information.